Ambitious goals were not uncommon in New Orleans charter schools, but rarely achieved
Katrina (and now maybe Harvey and Irma) attracted educational opportunists who looked past children and families
Children have to be taught how to hate each other
In an effort to correct the post-Katrina mass hiring, and subsequent high turnover, of inexperienced white teachers, educators in New Orleans are exploring how to attract and retain black teachers
Dismantling racist policies is harder than destroying tangible symbols of racism
Fresh on the job, the city’s first black Catholic schools chief remains optimistic in face of flagging enrollment, new competition
A science project can be the difference between life and death for kids in New Orleans
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Was the human cost of New Orleans’ school choice reforms really worth it?
Research shows that half of the 4,300 New Orleans teachers fired after Hurricane Katrina never taught in Louisiana again